The Cutty Sark is is a must-see as an emblem of Greenwich, whether you admire from the outside or take a historic tour on board.
Raised off the ground and surrounded by glass on the Thames riverbank in Greenwich, the Cutty Sark is the world’s last surviving tea clipper. This 19th century boat used to sail to China and back, bringing back a cargo of tea in exchange for other goods. Today, you can climb aboard and explore the…
A British Clipper Ship built in 1869. Tea 🍵 trade ship, went all over the word carrying Cargo.
The Cutty Sark is a spectacular day out. While you are there have lunch at Greenwich market. Walk through the royal park and visit the maritime museum. Finish up by wandering around the lovely flea market for mementos to take home.
Can be accessed via DLR from Island Gardens to Cutty Sark or go on foot via the Greenwich foot tunnel, which goes under the Thames river to be greeted on board to a historic (fast) sailing ship that once channelled the sea oceans trading tea.
Situated in the middle of Britain maritime history (museum and naval academy), and by Royal Greenwich Park (planetarium).
Great spot in the Heart of Historic Greenwich and close to Thames Walk and historic foot tunnel under the river
One of the fastest Tea clippers in the world. The tour of this great ship is a wonderful immersive experience,
“A stroll around Greenwich Market is a must! There are plenty of eclectic stalls, shops and a great food scene. ”
“500 years of maritime history packed into one fantastic space. Hands-on exhibits make it fun for younger kids but this is definitely an all-ages attraction. Battles and boats galore plus free themed talks. (2 restaurants) ages: 3+ tube: Maze Hill or Cutty Sark (DLR) open: 10:00 to 17:00 costs: Free”
“An observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames. It played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation, and because the prime meridian passes through it, it gave its name to Greenwich Mean Time.”
“Independent cinema showing mainstream to foreign films, with a bar and 2 restaurants.”
“A bit further afield but definitely worth a visit is greenwich Park, which is home to the Maritime Museum )greats kids play area inside), the GMT clock, and the observatory. It’s playground is immense and you could easily spend half a day in various areas there.”